2016 Riley Fletcher Seminar Materials

MCLE Reporting Instructions (In person or Videocast)
Agenda

Thursday, February 11

Types of City Government
Heather Lockhart, Legal Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Alphabet Soup: Types of Cities
Presentation

Open Meetings
Scott Houston, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Paper
Presentation

Public Information Act
Christy Drake-Adams, Legal Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Handout
Presentation

Economic Development
Bill Longley, Legislative Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Economic Development Handbook
Presentation

Personnel Law
Laura Mueller, Assistant General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Employment Law Manual for Texas Cities
Presentation

Ethics
Frank Garza, Davidson Troilo Ream & Garza, San Antonio
Presentation

Municipal Finance
Kuruvilla Oommen, Deputy City Attorney, Arlington
Paper
Presentation
Commonly Asked Bond Law Questions

Election Law
Christina Adkins, Election Division Staff, Texas Secretary of State
Paper
Presentation

Land Use
Brad Young, Bickerstaff Heath Delgado Acosta, Austin
Paper
Presentation

Annexation
Scott Houston, Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel, Texas Municipal League
Paper
Presentation

Municipal Court
Alan Bojorquez, Bojorquez Law Firm, Austin
Paper
Presentation

Friday, February 12

Liability
Slater Elza, Underwood Law Firm, Amarillo
Presentation

Municipal Budget and Tax Rate
Leela Fireside, Assistant City Attorney, Austin
Paper
Presentation

Purchasing
Kevin Laughlin, Nichols Jackson Dillard Hager & Smith, Dallas
Paper
Presentation

Dealing with the Media
John Bender, Communications Consultant, Texas Municipal League
Presentation
Handout 1
Handout 2
Handout 3

Ordinances
David Johnson, Assistant City Attorney, Arlington
Presentation
Paper
Outline
Example Ordinance

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